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84k
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since 1880

Misty

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Covered With Mist, Dew
  • #698 All Time
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How popular is the name "Misty" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1944 9 9 0
1945 5 5 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 14 14 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 19 19 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 33 33 0
1956 26 26 0
1957 36 36 0
1958 39 39 0
1959 77 77 0
1960 212 212 0
1961 266 266 0
1962 292 292 0
1963 344 344 0
1964 431 431 0
1965 490 490 0
1966 680 680 0
1967 788 788 0
1968 842 842 0
1969 949 949 0
1970 1,151 1,151 0
1971 1,500 1,493 7
1972 2,431 2,426 5
1973 3,487 3,475 12 #90 girl name
1974 4,449 4,437 12 #66 girl name
1975 5,568 5,552 16 #47 girl name
1976 5,927 5,907 20 #46 girl name
1977 6,332 6,314 18 #40 girl name
1978 5,853 5,833 20 #43 girl name
1979 5,813 5,786 27 #42 girl name
1980 5,562 5,542 20 #49 girl name
1981 4,813 4,799 14 #61 girl name
1982 4,080 4,070 10 #74 girl name
1983 3,199 3,188 11 #87 girl name
1984 2,806 2,792 14 #98 girl name
1985 2,422 2,413 9
1986 1,977 1,971 6
1987 1,721 1,713 8
1988 1,406 1,406 0
1989 1,228 1,220 8
1990 996 996 0
1991 941 941 0
1992 741 741 0
1993 598 598 0
1994 488 488 0
1995 412 412 0
1996 369 369 0
1997 325 325 0
1998 307 307 0
1999 241 241 0
2000 242 242 0
2001 199 199 0
2002 166 166 0
2003 164 164 0
2004 128 128 0
2005 136 136 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 92 92 0
2008 84 84 0
2009 103 103 0
2010 67 67 0
2011 76 76 0
2012 64 64 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 62 62 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Misty? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,487 babies born with the name Misty in the United States. That's more than enough Misties to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Misty" was in 1977 with a total of 6,314 babies. (That's a lot of baby Misties)

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Misty" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 7 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 3,487 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Misty popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Misty in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Misty" mean? The list below shows the origins of Misty as well as things modernly associated with the name Misty such as celebrities named Misty.

American

Origin and Meaning of Misty

The name "Misty" is of American origin, and it means "Covered With Mist, Dew". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Misty Mundae

Misty Mundae is a film actress, musician, and model. Misty was born in 1979 as Erin DeWright in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States.

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Misty May

Misty May is a volleyball player. Misty was born in 1977 in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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Misty Rowe

Misty was born in 1952 as Mistella Rowe in Glendora, California, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for tender, loving nature.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ytsim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Itsmy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Misty born Nov 9, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Misty

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